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MS&E 334

The Structure of Social Data

  • autumn

3 units

Letter or Credit/No Credit

This course provides a survey of recent research in the study of social networks and large-scale social and behavioral data. Topics will include network models based on random graphs and their properties; centrality and ranking on graphs; ranking from comparisons; heavy-tailed statistical distributions for social data; the wisdom of crowds; homophily and social influence; experimentation and causal inference on networks. Prerequisites: 221, 226, CS161.

Course Prequisites


  • LEC

    • Tuesday Thursday 3:00:00 PM - 4:20:00 PM @ 160-317 with Johan Ugander

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